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Title: William Bell [?], to "Miss Wear [Weir?]"
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileBell, William/33
SenderBell, William
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationday labourer
Sender Religionunknown
OriginMichigan, USA
DestinationPontiac, Michigan, USA
RecipientWeir, Anne
Recipient Genderfemale
SourceCopyright retained by Mrs. Linda Weir, Tirmacspird, Lack,Co.Fermanagh, BT93 0SA
ArchiveUlster American Folk Park
Doc. No.9904217
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 23:04:99.
Word Count261
TranscriptWilliam Bell from
to Miss Wear [Weir?]

Augast [August?] th 6 1889

Dear frend [friend?] you will think by
this time that i am not goin [going?] to
ancer [answer?] your kind and welcom
[welcome?] letter or not goin [going?] to see
you well i have been bissey [busy?] all the time in
the hay and harvest with John Bell and i am
comenced [commenced?] oats tooday [today?]
i have been in Mr Bell to with Davet [David?] he
is well Mrs Bell is well and doin [doing?] all the
work the [they?] cant get a girl Jame [James?]
youngs [Young?] is home from the west sick he
was askn [asking?] about you i will be goin
[going?] up to Pontick [Pontiac?] after all
is settled and i hope i will see you as you
are from the old maid you ought to send her
down to Mrs Bell to live old Mrs McKinly
[McKinley?] was bered [buried?] last saterd
[Saturday?] she had hart daise [heart?]
[disease?] your unkl [uncle?] and ant
[aunt?] is well and workn [working?] all
the time he has got a hard man now betwen
[between?] the tow [two?] so he will be
well dun [done?] for i sepose [suppose?]
you will have Bella Back from her vecasion
[vacation?] by this time i sepose [suppose?]
you were pretty lonlay [lonely?] when she was
away is it so that Mrs [ling?] is left
the aseylum [asylum?] and gon [gone?] to
Detroit i heard she was
i have not got much mews [news?]
to send you so I will Close
with kind love to you
hoping to hear from you soon

W [William?] Bell